Definition of subcarrier in English:

subcarrier

Line breaks: sub|carrier
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbkarɪə
 
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noun

Telecommunications
  • A carrier wave modulated by a signal wave and then used with other subcarriers to modulate the main carrier wave.
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    • Recording/reproducing device which receives an FM multiplexed signal comprising a subcarrier or a darc signal and outputs traffic information after detecting an intermission.
    • The subcarrier, from the receiver audio output, was recorded on a DAT tape recorder and later converted to a computer sound file.
    • Additional subcarriers are sometimes found in the region of 57kHz - 96kHz.

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